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History Department Student Papers and Examination Books

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/16/7
This series contains undergraduate and graduate student papers and examination books from various courses offered by the Northwestern University's History Department in 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973 and 1977. The bulk of the undergraduate materials, including examination books and papers written in lieu of final examinations, are from the survey courses "European Civilization" (B01) and "History of the United States" (B10). Additional papers, examinations, and course assignments come from from "The United States Since the 1890s" (C18), and from miscellaneous freshman, upperclass, and graduate seminars. The bulk of the graduate papers are from "The Literature of Early American History and History" (D12) and "The Literature of English History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" (D64). The undergraduate papers and examination books are graded and span the range from academic excellence to failure, thereby documenting contemporary evaluations of student examination performance and writing abilities, as well as course content and pedagogy.

Dates

  • 1973-1977

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

2.00 Boxes

Abstract

This series contains undergraduate and graduate student papers and examination books from various courses offered by the Northwestern University's History Department in 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973 and 1977. The bulk of the undergraduate materials, including examination books and papers written in lieu of final examinations, are from the survey courses "European Civilization" (B01) and "History of the United States" (B10). Additional papers, examinations, and course assignments come from from "The United States Since the 1890s" (C18), and from miscellaneous freshman, upperclass, and graduate seminars. The bulk of the graduate papers are from "The Literature of Early American History and History" (D12) and "The Literature of English History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" (D64). The undergraduate papers and examination books are graded and span the range from academic excellence to failure, thereby documenting contemporary evaluations of student examination performance and writing abilities, as well as course content and pedagogy.

Arrangement

The materials in this collection are arranged by course number and instructor.

Method of Acquisition

These materials constitute abandoned papers and examination books and were transferred from the History Department to the University Archives on January 7, 1981 (Accession #81-8).

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; January, 1981.
Title
Guide to the History Department Student Papers and Examination Books
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
01/01/1981
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635